Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Researching Convergent MediaWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101962.1

Discipline: COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES NEC

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Hart Cohen


Equivalent Units
101793 - Methods and Case Studies in Convergent Media

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - EVENING  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
The contemporary creative industries landscape is characterised by the breakdown of traditional media silos and the transformation of media production and consumption practices. Media, marketing and creative professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across multiple media platforms and to undertake diverse research deploying many new methodologies. The aim of this unit is to provide students with an historical, geopolitical and theoretical introduction to research in the creative industries. The case studies and topics covered vary from semester to semester and can include data visualisation, digital ethnography, digital games, community media, digital arts, activist networks, social media and cross platform projects. Using current media theory, design theories, and research methodologies, students will select, analyse and contextualise case studies.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Standard vUWS site


Courses
1836.1Master of Digital HumanitiesCURRENT
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1856.2Master of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1857.2Graduate Diploma in Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1858.2Graduate Certificate in Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1883.2Master of Cross-cultural RelationsCURRENT
2761.3Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.4Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.5Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.6Master of Business AdministrationCURRENT
3698.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CONTINUING
3698.2Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CONTINUING
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.1Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.2Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.3Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3765.1Master of Artificial IntelligenceCURRENT
3766.1Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (Exit only)CURRENT
8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

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A3020.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCONTINUING
A3021.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3022.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3023.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3024.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3031.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3032.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCONTINUING
A3033.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3034.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3035.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3036.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
A3038.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCURRENT
A3039.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3040.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3041.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3042.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
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SP2022.1Digital Knowledge and InnovationCURRENT
ST3052.1Digital FuturesCURRENT




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